The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 45 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.11% 1.41% 2.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 85.71% 100.00% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Cloud Services Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.46% 1.41% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) VB6
9 1 (6.67%) Ajax
9 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 1 (6.67%) GIS
9 1 (6.67%) MVC
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (6.67%) VB

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
1 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft